Fantasy Baseball Players of the Day – 6/30/08
Monday, June 30th
Mark DeRosa went 3 for 4 with 3 Runs, a pair of HRs (one a Grand Slam), and 6 RBI. Johnny Peralta went 5 for 5 with 3 Runs 3 Doubles, a HR, and 3 RBI. Nick Swisher hit 2 HRs (one a Grand Slam) and drove in 5. Edgar Gonzalez went 4 for 5 with 3 Runs, 2 HRs, and 3 RBI. Josh Willingham hit a pair of HRs and drove in 3 Runs. Brian Giles had 4 Hits. J.J. Hardy, Mark Reynolds (3 RBI), Carlos Gonzalez, Aaron Miles, Kevin Kouzmanoff, Mike Lowell, Michael Young, Scott Rolen, Adam LaRoche (3 RBI), Billy Butler, each had 3 Hits. Jody Gerut had 4 RBI. Jim Thome, Chris Iannetta, and Brad Hawpe each had 3 RBI. Geovany Soto scored 3 Runs.
Roy Halladay pitched a Complete Game four-hit Shutout with 6 Ks to improve to 9-6 with a 2.90 ERA. Greg Smith pitched a Complete Game allowing 1 Run on 4 Hits to improve to 5-6 with a 3.44 ERA. Ted Lilly gave up 2 Runs in 8 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 9-5. Kyle Lohse gave up 1 unearned Run on 5 Hits to improve to 10-2 with a 3.67 ERA. Mike Mussina gave up 2 Runs in 6 Innings with 8 Ks, but took a Loss. Paul Maholm gave up 2 Runs on 5 Hits in a 7 Inning no-decision. James Shields gave up 2 Runs in 6-1/3 Innings with 5 Ks to improve to 6-5 with a 3.70 ERA. Roy Oswalt gave up 1 Run in 6 Innings with 9 Ks to improve to 7-8. Glen Perkins gave up 2 Runs with 7 Ks in a 6-1/3 no-decision. R.A. Dickey gave up 2 Runs in 6-1/3 Innigns, but took a Loss.